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CONVENT HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH DEPARTMENT

SCHEMES OF WORK ENGLISH LITERATURE FORM 4 2010/2011


AUTHOR: Daria Mitchell Sorhaindo

RESOURCES
• CSEC ENGLISH B SYLLABUS 2012-2014

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• CSEC ENGLISH B –Noel GORDON
• Inside Poetry -Glen Kirkland and Richard Davies
• Literature- Laurence Perrine

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TEXTS:
1. A World of Prose for CSEC new edition

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 Blackout-R. Mais
 Shabine- H. Simmons-McDonald
 Emma- C. Cole
 The Man of the House-F. O’Connor igh
 Septimus- J. Wickham
 The Day the World Almost came to an End- P. Crayton
 The Boy who Loved Ice Cream- O. Senior
 Berry- L. Hughes
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 Mom Luby and the Social Worker- K. Hunter


 To Da-Duh in Memoriam- P. Marshall

2. A Midsummer’s Night Dream- Shakespeare


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3. A World of Poetry for CSEC New Edition


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1. A Contemplation Upon Flowers- Henry King


2. Once Upon a Time- Gabriel Okara
3. Forgive My Guilt- Robert Coffin
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4. West Indies, USA- Stewart Brown


5. Sonnet Composed Upon Westminster Bridge- William Wordsworth
6. Orchids- Hazel Simmons-McDonald
7. The Woman Speaks to the Man who Employed her Son- Lorna
Goodison
8. It is the Constant Image of your Face – Dennis Brutus
9. God’s Grandeur- Gerard Manley Hopkins
10. A Stone’s Throw- Elma Mitchell
11. Test Match Sabina Park– S. Brown

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12. Theme for English B- Langston Hughes
13. Dreaming Black Boy- James Berry

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14. Epitaph-Dennis Scott
15. Dulce et Decorum Est- Wilfred Owen
16. This is the Dark Time My Love- Martin Carter

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17. Ol’Higue- Mark McWatt
18. Le Loupgarou- Derek Walcott
19. South – Kamau Braithwaite
20. To an Athlete Dying Young- A. E. Housman
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EVALUATION:

TERM:
3 MAJOR TESTS = 60%
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CLASS WORK= 20%


ASSIGNMENTS = 20%

BOOK REVIEWS/PRESENTATIONS ETC.:


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ORAL:
STUDENTS WILL BE GIVEN THE OPPORTUNITY TO PRESENT ORAL WORK EITHER
INDIVIDUALLY OR AS A SMALL GROUP.

GROUP WORK: IS ASSIGNED AND MONITORED BY THE TEACHER AND INDIVIDUAL


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WORK FOR THE GROUP CAN BE DONE AT HOME. EACH MEMBER WILL BE GIVEN EQUAL
OPPORTUNITIES.

POETRY JOURNAL: EACH STUDENT IS REQUIRED TO HAVE A LARGE EXERCISE BOOK


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LABELLED “POETRY JOURNAL” INTO WHICH WILL BE RECORDED THEIR ANALYSIS OF


POEMS,REFERENCE WILL BE MADE TO THE HANDOUT “ A RESPONSE TO A POEM”. THIS
JOURNAL WILL BE COLLECTED EVERY TERM AND WILL BE USED IN BOTH FOURTH
AND FIFTH FORM.

PROSE JOURNAL: EACH STUDENT IS REQUIRED TO HAVE A LARGE EXERCISE BOOK


LABELLED “PROSE JOURNAL” INTO WHICH WILL BE RECORDED THEIR ANALYSIS OF
ALL SHORT STORIES. THIS JOURNAL WILL BE COLLECTED AT THE END OF TERM1 AND
WILL BE USED FOR BOTH FOURTH AND FIFTH FORM.
TOPICS
TERM I: THE SHORT STORY- (review)

ELEMENTS OF SHORT STORY:

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• PLOT ((DEVELOPMENT, CONFLICT/S,)
• CHARACTERS,

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SETTING,
• NARRATOR & POINT OF VIEW,
• THEMES

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PERSONAL ATTITUDES & FEELINGS TOWARDS STORY,
• APPLY STORY TO WORLD OF STUDENT

TERMS I, II, &III: LITERARY DEVICES-


• REVIEW COMPARATIVE-SIMILE, METAPHOR, PERSONIFICATION &
• IMAGERY
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• REVIEW SOUND (ALLITERATION, ONOMATOPOEIA, CONSONANCE, ASSONANCE),
• ALLUSION
• METONYMY
• SYNECDOCHE,
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• PARADOX
• INNUENDO
• APOSTROPHE
• IRONY
• PUN
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• SYMBOLISM
• SATIRE/SARCASM
• OXYMORON
• HYPERBOLE (EXAGGERATION, OVERSTATEMENT)
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• EUPHEMISM (UNDERSTATEMENT)

TERMS I, II, III: THE POEM (RESPONSE TO A POEM (HANDOUT-adapted Kirkland,


G. & Davies, R.)
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• REVIEW ELEMENTS & TYPES OF POETRY,


• DENOTATION & CONNOTATION,
• UNDERSTAND & ANALYSE POEMS,
• IDENTIFY RHYME & RHYTHMS,
• STRUCTURE-METRE & STRESS PATTERNS
• CONSTRUCT POEMS,
• SEE POEM IN WORLD OF STUDENT,
• ATTITUDES AND FEELINGS TOWARDS POEMS
• MOOD & TONE OF POET
• BIOGRAPHY OF POETS

THE UNSEEN PASSAGE (*Fourth Form only)-TERMS I, II, III:


• *PROSE

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• *POETRY

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DRAMA –FOURTH FORM TERM 3:
• KEY TERMS USED IN DRAMA,
• STAGE DIRECTIONS,

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• ELEMENTS OF PLAY
• TYPES OF SHAKESPEARIAN PLAYS-COMEDY, TRAGEDY, HISTORICAL, ROMAN
ETC.
• BIOGRAPHY OF PLAYWRIGHT,
• DRAMA IN TELEVISION,
• REWRITE STORIES INTO DRAMA,
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• ACTIVITIES: ACT OUT AN EXCERPT, REVIEW PLAY, CREATE PLAY
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EXAM: 2 PAPERS

Fourth Form:
*TERM 3 ONLY
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PAPER 2:
SECTION1: *DRAMA (structured essay) 25 MARKS
SECTION 2: POETRY (structured essay) 25 MARKS
SECTION 3: SHORT STORIES (COMPARATIVE ESSAY) 25 MARKS
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PAPER 1: THE UNSEEN PASSAGE (SHORT ANSWER) 15 MARKS EACH


• *DRAMA(short answer)
• POETRY (short answer)
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• PROSE (short answer)